Jan 4

SlashedCloud: Cost-Effective AV1 Encoding Solution

SlashedCloud's AV1 Encoding Service ensures substantial savings for your business. Dive into the numbers and see how our service compares to its main competitors providing you a top-quality service at a fraction of the cost.

SlashedCloud: Cost-Effective AV1 Encoding Solution

Before we explore the competition, let's start by understanding SlashedCloud's pricing scheme and how our pricing multipliers set us apart in the video encoding landscape.

Our encoding is priced at 0.012€ per minute (or 0.0002€ per second), with multipliers influencing the final cost. This approach guarantees a customized and cost-effective pricing solution tailored to your specific needs

Here's a complete breakdown of all SlashedCloud's Video Encoding multipliers:

Resolution Multipliers
Resolution Multiplier
8K 8x
4K 2x
2K 1.5x
1080p 1x (Baseline)
720p 0.75x
480p 0.75x
360p 0.5x
270p 0.5x
Video Codec Multipliers
Codec Multiplier
H.264 1x
H.265 1x
AV1 5x
Frame Rate Multipliers (FPS)
Output Frame Rate (FPS) Multiplier
30 FPS 1x
60 FPS 2x

Note: The baseline encoding price is defined for a 1080p resolution, 30fps input video, encoded to 1080p in H.264.

SlashedCloud vs Competitors

Let's compare SlashedCloud with three major competitors: AWS Elemental Media Convert, Bitmovin VOD Encoding, and Brightcove Zencoder.

SlashedCloud Video Encoding Service

Resolution Price per Encoded Minute Codec Multiplier (AV1) Res Multiplier FPS Multiplier (30 FPS) Minutes Multiplied Minutes Cost Estimate (USD) Cost Estimate (EUR)
270p (480 x 270) 0.012 € 5 0.5 1 90 225 $2.70 2.50 €
720p (280 x 720) 0.012 € 5 0.75 1 90 337.5 $4.05 3.75 €
1080p (1920 x 1080) 0.012 € 5 1 1 90 450 $5.40 4.99 €
1620p (2880 x 1620) 0.012 € 5 2 1 90 900 $10.80 9.99 €

AWS Elemental Media Convert (Region US East - N. Virginia) - 91% More Expensive

Resolution Tier Codec Quality Setting Resolution FPS (30 FPS) Minutes Cost Estimate SlashedCloud Price
270p (480 x 270) Professional AV1 Single pass HQ SD $0.43 90 $38.88 -93.06%
720p (280 x 720) Professional AV1 Single pass HQ HD $0.86 90 $77.76 -94.79%
1080p (1920 x 1080) Professional AV1 Single pass HQ HD $0.86 90 $77.76 -92.97%
1620p (2880 x 1620) Professional AV1 Single pass HQ 4K $1.73 90 $155.52 -93.06%

Bitmovin VOD Encoding - 85% More Expensive

Resolution Price per Encoded Minute Codec Multiplier (AV1) Quality Setting Multiplier Output Multiplier Minutes Multiplied Minutes Cost Estimate SlashedCloud Price
270p (480 x 270) $0.02 10 1.25 1 90 1125 $22.50 -88.00%
720p (280 x 720) $0.02 10 1.25 2 90 2250 $45.00 -90.00%
1080p (1920 x 1080) $0.02 10 1.25 2 90 2250 $45.00 -90.00%
1620p (2880 x 1620) $0.02 10 1.25 4 90 4500 $90.00 -88.00%

Brightcove Zencoder - 96% More Expensive

Resolution Price per Encoded Minute Codec Multiplier (AV1) Output Multiplier Minutes Multiplied Minutes Cost Estimate SlashedCloud Price
270p (480 x 270) $0.05 25 1 90 2250 $112.50 -95.60%
720p (280 x 720) $0.05 25 2 90 4500 $225.00 -94.49%
1080p (1920 x 1080) $0.05 25 2 90 4500 $225.00 -95.60%
1620p (2880 x 1620) $0.05 25 4 90 9000 $450.00 -95.60%

Notes:
(AWS Elemental Media Convert)
Resolutions for both the Basic and Professional tiers are defined as:

  • SD is an output of less than 720 resolution.
  • HD is an output of greater than or equal to 720 resolution, but less than or equal to 1080 resolution.
  • 4K is an output of greater than 1080, but less than or equal to 2160 resolution.
  • Only Professional Tier allows for AV1 Encoding

Final Thoughts

With our user-centric approach and proven cost savings, we're delighted to once again showcase a recent case study on how a client slashed its CDN bill by an impressive 31% by encoding his full video library in AV1 using SlashedCloud's Video Encoding Service.

These case-studies highlight even more the tangible benefits of choosing SlashedCloud.

Our commitment lays on providing top-notch services at unbeatable prices and to stand out by offering tailored solutions that allow you to fine-tune without compromising video quality, a flexibility often missing in mainstream competitors.

Choose SlashedCloud for excellence that goes beyond expectations.

If you are interested in having early access or have any other inquiries, please feel free to reach out to us through our contact form. We look forward to assisting you!

Sincerely,
The SlashedCloud Development Team

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